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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • First time visitor to Ocracoke

    "Loved the views, especially from the screened porch. Location close to many shops and restaurants. If you want to cook, the kitchen is fully equipped. Very comfortable bedrooms. One caution, many stairs. Condo starts on the second floor and living area is on third floor."
    Guest: Karen Q. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
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  • Awesome memories were made!

    "Good morning Maurice, I finally have a minute to sit down and say thank you again for opening your home for our family vacation – we really enjoyed the trip. As you know it was our first trip to the OBX and it didn’t disappoint. The house was wonderful and I’m so happy that we chose Corolla for our location, I don’t think we could have ended up in a better spot for a first trip. The house setup and location worked perfect for our group. Access to the beach was very easy and quick and the beaches were great in that area. We cooked out several nights and spent many hours in the pool and hot tub. We hit several of the restaurants in the area including the pizza parlor, sooies bbq, ice cream and the lighthouse deli. The guys were able to get out and play a round of golf at the Currituck Club which was awesome – what a great course. We also enjoyed several games on the basketball court and loved the entrance to the house with the nice long driveway and off the main road – perfect for kids. The house was great and very accommodating – it felt like a home once we settled in. It had everything we needed from plates, cups, and silverware to blenders, spices, and toys. We loved all the natural light and the evening views of the golf course from the deck. The t.v in each room was also helpful with the kids. We loved that the entire group could hang out upstairs together – that was basically the main social gathering area as you probably know. We also got to make a drive towards Hatteras – it was beautiful down there and next time I think we have to rent a jeep so we can get out on the beaches!"
    Guest: Nancy Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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  • Peaceful, Relaxing with plenty of amenities

    "Our family stayed for a week in August, and we had a wonderful time. The house is spacious (we had 11 people) and no one ever felt crowded. The deck overlooks the Sound side and the sunsets were stunning. Four king beds were a huge plus. The theatre, kitchen and family room were all used extensively. Pool & Hot tub were actually cleaned mid week and Saturday. We loved it and would recommend to anyone looking for a quiet get away with family or friends. It is away from the hustle-bustle of Nags Head (which reminded us too much of Myrtle Beach)."
    Guest: Gabriele H. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • Nice break

    "Nice, clean, laid back place - a short walk to the beach with the dogs - even though the weather was rainy a few days, it was still great being so close to the ocean. Saw a lot of snow geese nearby the wildlife refuge. Great therapy! The owner was was very responsive and nice to work with."
    Guest: Linda189 Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 28, 2014
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Northern Coast & Outer Banks Travel Tips

The Outer Banks is a glorious stretch - 200 miles, to be exact - of barriers islands and peninsulas along the North Carolina coast. Though it boasts magnificent beaches, there’s plenty to do here year-round.

What to Do

The options are nearly endless in the Outer Banks.

- Take a hike at the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on the northern end of Roanoke Island and visit the beautiful Elizabethan Gardens - a memorial to the first colonists.

- Immerse yourself in the history of flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Museum in Kill Devil Hills, just south of Kitty Hawk.

- Visit the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island to feed stingrays, pet an alligator, learn about sea turtle rescues and be wowed by the largest group of captive sharks in North Carolina.

- Go Kayaking or take stand up paddleboarding lessons in Kitty Hawk Bay from Kitty Hawk Kites or Kitty Hawk Surf Company.

- Do something extreme at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. There are awesome sand dunes here - if you know how to sand-board, get a permit and come here between October 1 and March 31. You can also take hang-gliding lessons from Kitty Hawk Kites and soar over Jockey’s Ridge, or go windsurfing in the shallow Roanoke Sound.

- Play a game of golf at any of the excellent courses, from the Currituck Club up in Corolla all the way down to Nags Head Golf Links.

What to See

The Outer Banks offer miles of scenic beauty and historic treasures.

- See the many historic lighthouses on the coast. Make sure you have your walking shoes on when you climb Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on Hatteras Island - it has 248 stairs on an iron spiral staircase, the equivalent of climbing 12 stories! After all of your work, you’ll be rewarded with a stunning view of the Atlantic. You can also visit the Ocracoke Lighthouse on Ocracoke Island at the very southern point of the Outer Banks, or head to the northernmost point to learn the sordid and mysterious history of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla.

- Visit the Roanoke Settlement Site, the first English colony in the New World and learn about the mysteries of The Lost Colony. It’s an educational experience with games and woodworking to show what life was like back then. You can also visit and board a replica of the Elizabeth II, one of the boats that arrived in the New World in 1585. There’s plenty of activities for both kids and adults to enjoy here. In the summer, the play “The Lost Colony” is performed to educate and entertain.

- Check out the views from Jockey’s Ridge and Jennette’s Pier, both in Nags Head. Sunsets here are simply unmatched.

Events

There are plenty of festivals in the Outer Banks that harness its unique heritage and location. Check out the Bluegrass Island Festival, a newer addition to the fall lineup held the first weekend in October. It features Bluegrass by traditional artists as well as younger revival artists. Don’t forget to come for the homey Southern-style cooking!

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is another fest celebrating coastal heritage. It’s held for one weekend in mid-October every year in Nags Head across the Roanoke Sound. Aside from enjoying various local seafood and cooking demonstrations, visitors can participate in the Fish House Olympics, including a Mullet Toss - the fish, not the hairstyle - and crab races. There’s also live music and a Dock & Dine event hosted by The Dunes Restaurant.

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